Tag: Gulf of Mexico
The spill is located 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana and has so far remained at sea and has not impacted the shoreline.
“Offshore fracking threatens Gulf communities and wildlife far more than our government has acknowledged.”
“The Biden administration’s January 27 Executive Order temporarily pausing oil and gas permitting on federal lands and waters needs to be made permanent.”
The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary will now include portions of 14 additional reefs and banks in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, representing approximately a 104 square mile increase in area.
"The time to clean this up was 14 years ago. Taylor Energy has shown nothing but negligence all this time."
The federal government said it is committed “to ensure Taylor Energy will work to permanently stop the ongoing oil spill” because there is “still more that can be done by Taylor to control and contain the oil.”
At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.
“Americans should not have to choose between producing food and having healthy clean water.”
The spill, the largest oil spill in seven years, spilled nearly 400,000 gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
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